Playfully Juxtaposing Tiny People in a Big World

What would the world be like if we were all to, inexplicably, shrink in size? London-based French photographer Franck Allais gives us a surreal look at life as miniature people are juxtaposed with radically larger subjects. Allais's clever set of photos whimsically manipulates ratios in such a way that it seems playfully plausible. A little girl looking to play with her toy Pegasus is faced with a laughably ambitious task and a man going hunting with his dog looks like a figurine traveling with a tank.

The self-taught photographer's mission is to put things in a new perspective or, at the very least, make people smile. As Allais says, “I like to question people's perceptions of objects whose role and function are so often taken for granted. Photography allows me to play with the ordinary and present these things in a more unusual environment.”

Franck Allais website
via [Artmix Creative]


Pinar Noorata is the Managing Editor at My Modern Met. She is a writer, editor, and content creator based in Brooklyn, NY. She earned her BA in Film and Media Studies from CUNY Hunter College and is an alumni of the Center for Arts Education’s Career Development Program in NYC. She has worked at major TV, film, and publishing companies as well as other independent media businesses. When she isn’t writing, editing, or creating videos herself, Pinar enjoys watching movies, reading, crafting, drawing, and volunteering at her local animal shelter.
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